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the body cam footage was released -- just a day after the shooting. thanks for joining us. i'm denise valdez. ((paul joncich)) >> and i'm paul joncich... in for dave. the bullhead city police department released the body cam footage this afternoon... from yesterday's officer involved shooting. we want to warn you... this video could be tough for some people to watch: (( : put the gun down! drop the gun drop the gun! drop the gun! drop the gun! taser! get that taser up. hang on hang on... taser!" )) ((denise valdez)) >> the officers repeatedly told just when officers were about to tase him -- he pointed the gun toward them... forcing them to open fire. officers were serving jeffery cave with a search warrant when this confrontation took place. he died at the hospital. another officer was shot. he's still receiving treatment in the hospital but we're told
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the man accused of killing a starbucks customer will face a judge again on november third. that's the date set for 34- year- old pedro garcia's preliminary hearing. he's accused of killing 41- year- old aleksandr khutsishvili a little before noon sunday. police tell us garcia entered the starbucks after his card was declined at the drive- thru... and exchanged words with the victim before shooting him. garcia's attorney says his client will plead 'not guilty' to the charges./// ((paul joncich)) police need your help finding a man accused of robbing us this is surveillance footage... showing a man walking around near nellis boulevard and bonanza on wednesday. police believe he may have been involved in a robbery that happened in a parking lot. we're told a man pulled out a small gun... and told a woman to give him her purse. the woman screamed... scaring the man off... he didn't get away with her purse. if you know anything... call police or crimestoppers./// ((denise valdez)) you may notice more and more new department stores opening for business in the valley... bringing dozens of jobs. curacao... a california-based company, is
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castro takes a closer look at how big businesses may impact mom and pop shops. ((maritza perez - curacao employee: so i'm excited and scared at the same time but happy.)) ((karen castro)) maritza perez is re-entering the workforce after years of being out of a job. she is among 150 new employees hired at curacao. the department store, opening at the meadows mall, is among a growing list of big name retailers entering the las vegas market. ((richard casillas - district manager, curacao: as you can see, there are plenty people around getting our store ready. compete with big retail stores? robert lang with brookings mountain west says it may be a good idea to set up shop next to the big players. ((robert lang - dir., brookings mountain: west: if you locate near an ikea and people at the ikea aren't satisfied with what they see, then they're still looking for furniture and you might want to be near that parking lot cause they might walk right across.)) ((karen castro)) lang believes mom and pop shops can actually benefit from big department stores. ((robert lang - dir., brookings mountain: these bigger businesses are added to the existing demand. they're not subtracting from somebody's business for the most part.))
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the newcomers are crate and barrel in downtown summerlin and ikea, which opened earlier this year. meanwhile, living spaces and restoration hardware in the west valley are under construction. ((robert lang - dir., brookings mountain west: most companies coming here are not getting incentives to come here. they're coming here because they think the market works for them.)) ((karen castro)) lang says the airport also plays a crucial role in why out-of-state retailers are coming to las vegas. ((robert lang - dir., brookings mountain west: the planes don't stop coming here because they just fly in tourist and up in the first class sits a business traveler.)) ((karen castro)) options to las vegas. ((maritza perez - curacao employee: i'm just happy to here and happy to be back at work.)) ((karen castro)) karen castro, 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) >> experts say retail is making a strong but late come back locally. it's one of the industries making a slower recovery after the economic downturn./// ((denise valdez)) and the countdown is on...31 days until henderson hospital opens to the public with 130 beds for patients. each part of the hospital has new technology to help treat patients.
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are amenities built in to keep patients comfortable. but even with all the new gadgets--- henderson hospital's chief executive officer says providing great healthcare still comes down to the quality doctors and nurses on staff offer. ((sam kaufman/ceo, henderson hospital: "we're trying to attract that high tech type of patient that high tech type of doctor that wants to use cutting edge along with teh excellent care that our patients are going to recieve from our nurses and cerified nursing assistants and the rest of our staff." )) ((denise valdez)) employees including medical staff and administrators have been hired. but they're still looking for nurses. and if you want want to check out the hospital yourself---they're having a community open house in a few weeks. we have the details on las-vegas-now- dot-com.//// ((paul joncich)) today is the last day of september... and you can welcome in october with a taste of the islands. ((denise valdez)) >> tedd florendo is live at the "pure aloha festival" underway right now at the silverton... tedd? ((tedd florendo))
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winds expected to get gusty on those specific days especially. gusts up to 40 or more possible on those days along with cooler conditions by sunday and monday as well. we're warm and above average again today with winds light for now. still some never took it out of the forecast. ................................ ... .................... tonight expect temps to stay warm to mild with some clouds around. winds again staying light and in the 80's to 70's to eventually by morning. expect
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mild and tranquil
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the southern nevada tourism infrastructure committee approved the plan to finance an n-f-l stadium. he says he's satisfied with the plan -- and that clark county taxpayers are protected. ((governor brian sandoval/(r) nevada: "there have been 16 meetings of this committee that's been meeting over a period of almost 2 years, that they considered that issue with regard to proper bond coverage, and i'm satisfied that there is.")) ((patrick walker)) the las vegas sands corp and the oakland raiders have lobbied the governor's support for a 1.9 billioo the public portion is 750 million dollars -- the largest ever for an nfl stadium. it would be financed through public bonds... repaid by an increase in the room tax. the plan requires a two-thirds vote of the legislature to pass... and today clark county commissioners filled the two vacant southern nevada legislative seats. ((patrick walker: "are they pro-stadium, where do they stand, do you know?" steve sisolak: "i do not know where they stand on the stadium, that wasn't a litmus test issue.")) ((patrick walker)) that means a full compliment of lawmakers will be on hand for what could be a very tight vote... during the second week of
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on the raiders... unlv president len jessup says the university is also urging lawmakers to pass the bill. ((len jessup/unlv president: "the language that the committee forwarded on to the governor, it captures the essence of that, that this is going to be a home field for unlv football so i'm comfortable with that." )) ((patrick walker)) patrick walker... 8 news now. ((paul joncich)) >> lawmakers will also tackle a half-billion dollar funding proposal for expanding the las vegas convention center. sandoval also told our patrick walker he hasn't made a decision whether or not to include finding a new source of funding for education savings accounts... as agenda./// ((paul joncich)) southern california... on alert for a powerful earthquake. the reason experts believe one could hit the area... sometime in the next few days./// news music voice over: "you're
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[ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. tarkanian was the corporate lawyer for those with an elaborate scam that tricked hundreds of seniors into donating to fraudulent charities, totaling millions. and when a shady tarkanian deal went bust,
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with the bill. why would we ever send danny tarkanian to congress?
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courvoisier, denise valdez, tedd florendo and chris maathuis. this is 8 news now at six." ((denise valdez)) southern california... has officials sending out a warning about the possibility of something bigger. the "california office of emergency services" issued an advisory today... warning people living in areas from san diego... all the way up to los angeles... about the increased probability of an earthquake. while it's tough to actually predict quakes... there have been 140 recent seismic events. that's led researchers to
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could hit southern california by tuesday./// ((denise valdez)) alright let's check in with a look at your full forecast. ((paul joncich)) >> tedd florendo is enjoying the nice weather out at the 'pure aloha' festival. tedd? ((tedd florendo)) ((( skies have cleared and air is drier. we have a dust advisory that goes into affect sunday
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and is the reason for the dust advisory. ................................ ... ........... temps stay warm to mild on this tuesday but most of the area seeing light winds and temps close to normal today.
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humidity are up with slight chances this evening with maybe a few spits of rain in the forecast for this evening. temps well. ................................ ... ............ temps have been close to 90 for the east side of the valley where it's lower in elevation. the eastside had the warmest temps this afternoon but they stayed just near our normal 90 degree temps for this time in september. far west side of the valley stayed cooler with temps in the high 80's and far northwest part of town along with kyle canyon stayed coolest today. .......... ......................... ............. temps across the u.s. looking cool up in the pacific northwest with warmer temps in
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cities and mild for the southern plain states. gorgeous with low humidity for e mid-atlantic staes and warm and muggy in orlando this afternoon.................. ............ ............ radar images shoswers movi from eas.e bulk orain coming in fromh us wednesday bringing more attered showers and t'storm cha high 8s tomorrow and could be cooler depending on cloud cover. .............................. . ..........night expect a low 0 ges with plenty of clouds and lig nds.uld see slight chan cool overnight and clouds in the a.m. tomrow expect a high of 87 th partly sunny with chances r shows and t'storms and more scatr...................... stay near arage with another chance of showers/storms againu we'll warm up to the low0's bye for showers returning again nex paul joncich))> there is noiigh for the runnin' rebels ((denise valdez)) >> unlv's first official practice held this afternoon without all the pomp and circumstance.
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>> that might be a good thing for this team. 9 new scholorship players. so have a big party next year after they've accomplished something. we were at today's first official practice. plus... tonight, we're going live to arbor view where jon tritsch is standing by with the aggies head coach dan barnson. that's coming up next here on channel 8.
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this is the time of the year when basketball jumps to the frong pages... over the next week or so, universities will start holding basketball practices. some will hold midnight madness... others will hold some sort of unlv is still figuring out if they want to do, perhaps something at the thomas and mack, but they say the team will do something for the fans. they gathered for the first time for the media today... one thing you'll see are a bunch of guy you won't recognize.. at least not yet. (( )) uche ofoegbu/unlv guard; "i see a big swagger i feel like each player holds himself to a high standard, and they've got a chip on their shoulder and that's something that's going to carry us people got us under-rated, and that we're not going to to so well, we'll just come like we're going to show up
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going to get down and i feel like it's going to help us this season." christian jones/unlv center; "wish i had more years, because this team is going to be a good team here on down the road, but for this first year we've still got something to prove though." ((chris maathuis)) alright it's time for some football... the prepsters are in action tonight. a whole bunch of games on the schedule. we head out live to our fans choice game of the week -- shadow ridge visiting arbor view. that's where jon tritsch is big question can the mustangs stay unbeaten? big challenge ahead facing arbor view. it is not just game day at arbor view.. it is homecoming..and the sea of red has come out in full already have the best home crowd in the aggie nation is off the rails.. joined by coach dan barnson
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showdown plus the best from gorman..liberty.. and basic..reporting live jon tritsch 8 sports now ((chris maathuis)) nascar and ufc had a little throw down today... 8 nascar truck drivers and a few ufc fighters met on the mat. in fact it was the points leaders in the nascar truck standings who went through a work out. was in charge and he certainly didn't take it easy on em... the drivers worked out at the tuff gym for about 60 minutes. they went from the mats to the bags and even got in the ocotogon. for some that was the last straw, they were spent. nascar trucks leader william byron was one of today's drivers and he -- unlike some of the others -- actually had a pretty good time. (william byron/driver: "there was some cool parts of it. i got to learn what their side of sports is. it's really cool to kind of see what ufc is like and hopefully we can take them to the track tommorow and see our side of it." forrest griffin/ufc: "a
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little mitts or bag work. i mean it's just a great way to stay in shape. it's so different. i get these guys tired in 5 minutes doing boxing drills. i'm sure an hour into a race, i'd pass out and die, put me in one of those cars.") ((denise valdez)) ((denise valdez)) tomorrow marks the first of october... and that means people are getting in the mood for some halloween fun! ((paul joncich)) >> the people over at the fright dome are ready to scare their first guests... we talked with the owner of the circus circus attraction... who says he tries to make it as authentic as possible: (( jason egan//owner, frightdome i have pickers go out all over the country and get these real haunted objects so if circus circus isn't really haunted, maybe it is now because i grabbed a bunch of stuff to put in this haunted house to
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>> tonight is opening night... there are five different scare zones and six haunted houses... including one you go through alone. fright dome will stay open through halloween./// ((denise valdez)) 8 news now at 6:30 is just minutes away... paul what's in store? ((paul joncich)) >> let's hope you're not afraid of heights! we take you on the world's tallest and longest glass bridge... and find out why it had to shut down recently. that story and much more is up next on 8 news now at 6:30./// news music
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horner: i was proud to stand for our country. i will not stand for congressman hardy and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society. they're just not for us.
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defending his comments about a former miss universe. what hillary clinton had to say about a late night twitter tirade... and how the two candidates are doing in the latest polls. ((sharie johnson)) a gaming giant... opens up shop in las vegas. we take you inside their sprawling manufacturing facility...
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((paul joncich)) plus... connecting rural nevada... at the speed of light. the high tech way "switch communications" is making sure every nevadan has access to high speed internet.///


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